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Capanna Brunello di Montalcino 2008

Capanna Brunello di Montalcino 750ml 2008   
Sku: 1803776*

Located north of Montalcino in Montosoli, Capanna was bought by the Cencioni family in 1957. This small estate dedicated to farming and vinifying Sangiovese Grosso is comprised of some of the best vineyards in Brunello, The vineyards are planted on a south-southeast facing slope on Galestro, a schist based soil which encourages slow and even ripening. No chemical fertilizers or herbicides are used and every effort is made to farm naturally. Capanna crafts modern wines that emphasize the fruit-forward components of the Sangiovese Grosso grape while allowing full expression of the rich terroir upon which the grapes are grown.

Tasting notes
Intense ruby color with layers of red fruit with notes of vanilla on the nose. Velvety and mouth-filling with supple yet firm tannins.

Technical notes
Picked by hand, the grapes were immediately destemmed and fermented on their skins for 20-22 days in temperature controlled Slovenian oak vats. The wine matures in large Slovenian oak uprights to allow maturation without the intrusion of wood flavors or tannins.

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Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Sub-Region: Brunello di Montalcino
Grape Varietal: Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
 
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